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  • Coronary Artery Disease - Current Concepts in Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and Treatment
    Coronary Artery Disease - Current Concepts in Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and Treatment
    Editor David Gaze
    ISBN 978-953-51-0262-5,
    272 pages, March, 2012
    Cardiovascular disease is ranked as the leading cause of death world wide, responsible for 17.1 million deaths globally each year. Such numbers are often difficult to comprehend. Heart disease kills one person every 34 seconds in the USA alone. Altho ...
  • Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    Editor Armen Yuri Gasparyan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0240-3,
    504 pages, March, 2012
    Cardiovascular risk factors contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease from early life. It is thus crucial to implement preventive strategies addressing the burden of cardiovascular disease as early as possible. A multidisciplinary appro ...
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
    Deep Vein Thrombosis
    Editor Gregory Cheng
    ISBN 978-953-51-0225-0,
    194 pages, March, 2012
    This book provides a comprehensive review of deep vein thrombosis. There are chapters on risk factors for DVT, post thrombotic syndrome and its management, vena cava malformation as a new etiological factor and thrombosis in the upper limbs. DVT is u ...
  • Coronary Artery Diseases
    Coronary Artery Diseases
    Editor Illya Chaikovsky and Nataliia N. Sydorova
    ISBN 978-953-51-0238-0,
    344 pages, March, 2012
    This book has "wide geography" both literally and figuratively. First of all, this book brings together contributions from around the world, both from post-industrial countries and developing world. This is natural, because coronary artery disease is ...
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias - New Considerations
    Cardiac Arrhythmias - New Considerations
    Editor Francisco R. Breijo-Marquez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0126-0,
    544 pages, February, 2012
    The most intimate mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias are still quite unknown to scientists. Genetic studies on ionic alterations, the electrocardiographic features of cardiac rhythm and an arsenal of diagnostic tests have done more in the last five ye ...
  • Novel Strategies in Ischemic Heart Disease
    Novel Strategies in Ischemic Heart Disease
    Editor Umashankar Lakshmanadoss
    ISBN 978-953-51-0184-0,
    462 pages, February, 2012
    The first edition of this book will provide a comprehensive overview of ischemic heart disease, including epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, treatment, complications and prognosi ...
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Editor Mariano E. Brizzio
    ISBN 978-953-307-827-4,
    224 pages, February, 2012
    This book has been written with the intention of providing an up-to-the minute review of acute coronary syndromes. Atherosclerotic coronary disease is still a leading cause of death within developed countries and not surprisingly, is significantly r ...
  • Cardiomyopathies - From Basic Research to Clinical Management
    Cardiomyopathies - From Basic Research to Clinical Management
    Editor Josef Veselka
    ISBN 978-953-307-834-2,
    814 pages, February, 2012
    Cardiomyopathy means "heart (cardio) muscle (myo) disease (pathy)". Currently, cardiomyopathies are defined as myocardial disorders in which the heart muscle is structurally and/or functionally abnormal in the absence of a coronary artery disease, hy ...